Better late than never, Ryan Hollins has become a "Howland guy" and has fueled UCLA's run to the Final Four, Andy Katz writes.
UCLA center Ryan Hollins bruised his right thigh just above the knee in a collision with teammate Alfred Aboya during practice Friday.
Jordan Farmar scored 18 points, including five 3-pointers, Arron Afflalo had 13 points and Ryan Hollins 12 in a 62-59 victory Saturday that sent the Bruins to their first NCAA Tournament regional since 2002.
Ryan Hollins scored a season-high 17 points and No. 13 UCLA routed Oregon State 79-47 Thursday in the Pac-10 tournament quarterfinals.
Jordan Farmar turned in a mostly steady performance at point guard and fellow freshman Arron Afflalo played solid defense in UCLA's season-opening 64-53 victory over Chicago State on Saturday.
Ryan Hollins, the starting center for the UCLA Bruins' basketball team the past two seasons, underwent successful surgery on his right knee on Tuesday.
UCLA Bruins center Ryan Hollins, nursing a sore right knee since last month, will undergo diagnostic surgery on Tuesday.